Saturday, February 16, 2008


I liked everything about this movie, I liked the concept, the story, the characters, the special effects and the cinematography. I liked everything...everything except the dialog. It was very weak.

The film stars Hayden Christensen (David Rice) Anakin Skywalker from Star Wars, Rachel Bilson (Millie), and Samuel Jackson (Roland). The story involves a boy learning that he has a special power to "teleport" himself anywhere that he has seen before. (Cool huh? I wish I could teleport to Baskin Robbins for a chocolate shake and then back to the TV room in time to catch the next episode of LOST.)

But unfortunately, his fun and games come to an end when he learns that there is a religious sect that calls themselves Paladins. They hunt down and kill Jumpers, because they feel they are an abomination and all turn into bad people. (What? Come on, would Hayden Christensen turn into someone evil? No way!)

David Rice gets his girl friend, Millie involved in the battle and he also finds another Jumper to reluctantly help him fight the Paladins. There is also a small sub-plot involving his mother who left him when he was five.

As I mentioned, this was a pretty good story, and didn't have many problems with it other than the character dialog was sub-par.

So if you're looking for a night of light entertainment, Jump over to the theater and check out Jumper!

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